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A brief timeline of the past week inside the bizarre media Bermuda Triangle that is Taylor Swift, Ryan Adams, and Father John Misty:… More »

We’ve been waiting all year for new albums from some of pop music’s biggest names, and it’s looking like many of them will finally arrive this fall. Probably. Maybe? Whether or not Q4 turns out to be Yeezy Season, it should definitely be blockbuster season for the music industry if all goes according to plan. More »

It’s ridiculous to talk about Black Hippy, the California rap supergroup, as if they were the Who, but let’s do it anyway. If Black Hippy are the Who, then Kendrick Lamar is the Pete Townshend, the showy creative genius who’s always testing himself and his audience, attempting grand and ridiculous gestures and actually pulling them… More »

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Watch Katy B Cover Beyoncé’s “Drunk In Love”

Beyoncé's "Drunk In Love" is shaping up as one of the inescapable songs of the day, a dominant clarion call that packs in more catchprase…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2014 - 3:47 pm

Que – “OG Bobby Johnson (ATL Remix)” (Feat. T.I. & Jeezy)

One of the biggest street-rap hits of the young year is "OG Bobby Johnson," a lurching and ominous number from the Atlanta rapper Que. For…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2014 - 11:07 am

Future – “Sh!t (ATL RMX)” (Feat. Pastor Troy, Jeezy, & T.I.)

Yesterday, Future released one remix of his absolute banger "Sh!t," and it was a good one, featuring an angry and tough-sounding Drake issuing what sounded…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2013 - 10:43 am

Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2013

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a…
Amrit Singh | April 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm

Snoop Lion – “No Regrets” (Feat. T.I. & Amber Coffman)

There are many questionable things about Snoop's fake patois-drenched reboot as roots-reggae uplifter Snoop Lion -- and perhaps, per the NYT, tapping fellow Caribbean appropriator…
Amrit Singh | April 26, 2013 - 2:23 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

You know how I've been threatening to get weird with this column, to start including late-night performances and whatever other random bits of music-related video…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Lil Wayne – “Rich As Fuck” Video (Feat. 2 Chainz), Message To Fans

A week ago, I was frantically writing a Lil Wayne obituary in my head, frantically refreshing TMZ on my phone while attempting to enjoy the…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2013 - 10:32 am

SXSW 2013 Friday: Future, T.I., Master P, More

Our SXSW 2013 coverage continues with a detailed report from that FADER Fort show that brought us Future, T.I., and of course, Usher + Sinkane
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2013 - 5:26 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There were too many music videos this week. I had to devote a huge chunk to yesterday afternoon just watching all the ones I'd missed.
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2013 - 12:42 pm

Watch T.I. Perform With The Roots On Fallon

Last week, T.I. made his Late Night With Jimmy Fallon debut with a rambunctious performance of single "Ball" accompanied by Fallon houseband, the Roots. While…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 7, 2013 - 2:07 pm

Big Boi – “In The A” (Feat. T.I. & Ludacris) Video

The bangingest banger from Big Boi's recent album Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors is "In The A," the Atlanta superstar summit that also features on-fire…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2013 - 9:29 am

T.I. – “Sorry” (Feat. André 3000)

André 3000 barely ever raps anymore, but he has a rare knack for showing up two or three times a year and melting your entire…
Tom Breihan | November 27, 2012 - 9:34 am

Big Boi – “In The A” (Feat. Ludacris & T.I.)

Here's the bouncy ATL-centric "In The A" from Big Boi's forthcoming Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors, a track that features -- who else? -- Ludacri…
Corban Goble | November 26, 2012 - 5:10 pm

Rick Ross – “Bury Me A G” (Feat. T.I.) Video

Here's Rozay's latest clip for Self Made Vol. 2 cut "Bury Me A G," an understated affair where Ricky and T.I. hold down a stoo…
Corban Goble | October 3, 2012 - 2:10 pm

T.I. – “Go Get It” Video

In his new video for the low-key trunk-rattler "Go Get It," deposed and frequently-incarcerated rap king T.I. remains obsessed with the idea that he's simultaneously…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2012 - 11:20 am

From T.I. To TNGHT: A Look At Trap Rave

Do a search for "trap" on SoundCloud and you'll find more than 500 tracks uploaded with the tag in the last three days. What's interesting,…
Puja Patel | August 6, 2012 - 11:24 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week for videos just fucking absolutely ruled, so before we get into what made this list, let's take a moment for all the video…
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2012 - 12:21 pm

Killer Mike – “Big Beast” Video (Feat. T.I., Bun B & Trouble) (NSFW)

Well, this morning just got significantly more awesome. "Big Beast," the ridiculously badass all-star first single from Killer Mike's excellent El-P-produced new album R.A.P. Music,…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2012 - 11:04 am

Freddie Gibbs – “Pull Up” (Feat. Young Jeezy & T.I.)

As someone who's been watching fast-rapping Indiana street-rap hope Freddie Gibbs for the fast few years, it's great to see him reach the point of…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2012 - 12:33 pm

T.I. – “Fuck Da City Up” Video (Feat. Young Jeezy)

T.I. released his pretty great Fuck Da City Up mixtape at the very beginning of the year, and one of its finest tracks was the…
Tom Breihan | February 24, 2012 - 11:25 am